Board of Directors and Key Management

The Board is committed to creating and sustaining shareholder value and corporate governance principles in an ethical, legal and transparent manner.

Exodus Makumbe: Chairman

Exodus Makumbe has 26 years working experience in different sectors of the economy.

Currently, he is the Chairman of both Exodus & Company (Pvt) Ltd and Platinum Groupe (Pvt) Ltd, the positions he assumed in 2007 and 2010 respectively. He is the founder of these companies which are actively involved in the financial services and construction sectors in Zimbabwe. 

Previously, he worked for the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe in different capacities for 11 years before leading the formation and growth of Premier Banking Corporation Limited from 2002 to 2007. The bank was later sold to Ecobank, a regional commercial bank operating in many African Countries.

Through this experience he has gained substantial experience in the construction industry covering housing and township development, infrastructure construction, real estate development and project management. As the founding Chief Executive Officer of Exodus & Company (Pvt) Ltd, he led housing and infrastructure construction projects that have made a positive impact in Zimbabwe.

Progress Mambo: Chief Executive Officer

Progress is experienced in land development, housing construction, infrastructure construction, project management, banking and banking regulation, with a combined working experience of more than 20 years. He is the current CEO of the company, a position he assumed in 2011. Prior to that, he held the positions of the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Risk Management in the company.

In construction activities, he has 6 years of experience in leading projects in mixed-use housing development, cluster homes development, and the construction of houses and commercial buildings. His experience extends to infrastructure construction focusing on roads, water and sewer reticulation systems. Previously he spent 14 years in banking where he acquired wide experience in banking supervision, retail banking, risk management and internal auditing. Progress is a holder of a Masters Degree in Business Administration. He is one of the founding members of Exodus & Company (Private) Limited and Platinum Groupe (Pvt) Ltd.

George C Madzvamuse: Non-Executive Director

George has vast experience in the specialist areas of corporate and investment banking, fund management, wealth management and strategy, spanning over 15 years. He is a holder of a Masters Degree in Strategic Management majoring in money and capital markets and is a member of the South African Association of Accountancy (SAAA). George is an Executive Director in charge of Platinum Financial Solutions (Private) Limited, a subsidiary of Platinum Groupe (Private) Limited.

Prosper Mapika, CFA: Non-Executive Director

With over 10 years’ experience in the fund and investment management markets, Prosper brings valuable experience to the Exodus & Company Board in the key area of investments management. Prosper holds an MSc. in Finance and Investments and is a CFA Charter Holder, from CFA Institute of America. Prosper is a skilled investment analyst who sat in the Judges and Analysts Panel of the Fingaz Top Twenty Companies survey from 2005 to 2013. Prosper was incorporated into the pioneering Exodus & Company Board, responsible for projects and development.

Tinashe Chigunhah: Chief Operating Officer

Tinashe has more than 12 years’ experience in banking and construction sector covering project management, housing development, construction of houses and commercial buildings, infrastructure construction (roads, water and sewer). Previously, he worked for Premier Finance Group Limited where he gained 5 years’ experience in risk management before joining Exodus & Company (Private) Limited. He is a holder of an MSc in Finance and Investments.

Liberty Kusena: Chief Finance Officer

Liberty is a finance professional with over 10 years’ experience which extends across housing development, banking, asset management and stock broking sectors. He holds a Bachelor of Accounting degree (Honours) and a Master of Commerce in Strategic Management & Corporate Governance. Liberty is also a holder of an Executive Certificate in Programs and Projects Monitoring & Evaluation. He is currently on the final stage of the Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA) qualification. He joinedExodus & Company (Private) Limited as the Group Finance Manager.

Alex Mashangu  (CEng):  Lead Engineer

Alex is a Chartered Engineer (UK), Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (CEng, MICE), UK MAPM, and Member of the Association for Project Managers. He also holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration (Edinburgh, UK) and a Bachelor of Engineering degree (NUST, Zimbabwe). Alex is currently studying for a Doctorate in Business Administration.

Alex has 18 years of vast work experience, covering broad aspects of construction including railways, roads, bridges, storm water drainage, reinforced concrete structures, water reticulation, concrete repairs and buildings. He worked on large construction projects which included:

Project Manager (2011 to 2013): Alex worked on the construction of a new plant required to supply processed sewage pellets (PSP) to the kiln system, and completed a Cement Professional Development Program (CPDP) during the same period.

Project Engineer (2008-2011): He worked for Network Rail (UK), where he prepared Works Information and reviewed designs for works including rail station platforms, buildings and canopies, footbridges, lift shafts, ramps, stairs, CCTV, lighting, drainage and other line side structures.

Site Engineer (2001-2004): Alex worked on the M6 Toll (UK). He controlled and monitored the construction of 4 composite bridges spanning a 6-lane motorway, drainage and road furniture installation (lighting columns, power boxes and barriers).